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Pizza Libretto's Meatball and Tomato Sauce

Easy

Pizza Libretto's Meatball and Tomato Sauce

from Pizzeria Libretto - University

Robin Winship

Robin Winship

Pizza Libretto's Meatball and Tomato Sauce

Yields:

10 Servings

Prep Time:

0 hours 25 mins

Cook Time:

0 hours 30 mins

Method

Meatballs 5 Steps

  • Step 1

    Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl until well incorporated.

  • Step 2

    Use standard ice cream scoop to portion the meatballs.

  • Step 3

    Roll the meat in the hand to give it a tight circular shape and place on a large sheet pan lined with parchment paper.

  • Step 4

    Bake in the oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Remove from oven and set aside.

Tomato Sauce 8 Steps

  • Step 1

    Add ¼ cup of olive oil to a large enough pot that the meatballs will fit.

  • Step 2

    Sautee the onions over medium heat until translucent.

  • Step 3

    Add chopped garlic and sautee for another minute.

  • Step 4

    Add the tomato sauce and bring to a simmer – for five minutes.

  • Step 5

    Add the chopped basil, bomba, salt and simmer for another five minutes.

  • Step 6

    Add meatballs and drippings left in the tray and simmer for another 15 minutes.

  • Step 7

    In a bowl, place 3 meatballs and pour a spoon of sauce over top each meatball.

  • Step 8

    Sprinkle 1 tbsp of the grated parmigiano cheese over top.

Tags:

Toronto Recipes

Cooking At Home

Meatball

Pizza Libretto

Easy

Pizza Libretto's Meatball and Tomato Sauce

from Pizzeria Libretto - University

Robin Winship

Robin Winship

Pizza Libretto's Meatball and Tomato Sauce

Yields:

10 Servings

Prep Time:

0 hours 25 mins

Cook Time:

0 hours 30 mins

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 1 ½ kg (or roughly 3 lbs) of ground beef, ground pork and ground pork belly

  • ¾ cups breadcrumbs

  • 1 egg

  • ½ cup parsley, chopped

  • ¼ cup chives, chopped

  • ¼ cup oregano, chopped

  • ½ cup roasted red peppers, pureed

  • ½ cup parmigiano cheese, finely grated

  • ½ tbsp salt

  • ½ tbsp black pepper

Tomato Sauce

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • ½ large onion, finely diced

  • 1 tbsp garlic (2 cloves), finely chopped

  • 1 L canned San Marzano tomato, puree

  • ¼ cup bomba (Italian spicy condiment found at most grocery stores)

  • ¼ basil, chopped

  • ½ tbsp salt

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • ½ cup parmigiano cheese (coarsely grated)

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Method

Meatballs 5 Steps

  • Step 1

    Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl until well incorporated.

  • Step 2

    Use standard ice cream scoop to portion the meatballs.

  • Step 3

    Roll the meat in the hand to give it a tight circular shape and place on a large sheet pan lined with parchment paper.

  • Step 4

    Bake in the oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Remove from oven and set aside.

Tomato Sauce 8 Steps

  • Step 1

    Add ¼ cup of olive oil to a large enough pot that the meatballs will fit.

  • Step 2

    Sautee the onions over medium heat until translucent.

  • Step 3

    Add chopped garlic and sautee for another minute.

  • Step 4

    Add the tomato sauce and bring to a simmer – for five minutes.

  • Step 5

    Add the chopped basil, bomba, salt and simmer for another five minutes.

  • Step 6

    Add meatballs and drippings left in the tray and simmer for another 15 minutes.

  • Step 7

    In a bowl, place 3 meatballs and pour a spoon of sauce over top each meatball.

  • Step 8

    Sprinkle 1 tbsp of the grated parmigiano cheese over top.

Tags:

Toronto Recipes

Cooking At Home

Meatball

Pizza Libretto